Salas O’Brien at a Glance

Who We Are

We are committed, engaged people who are skilled and passionate about what they do. Our team of employee-owners solves challenges in the built environment and beyond every day for our clients throughout North America—and we’d love for you to join us.

We offer several technical disciplines in-house, giving our team members multiple avenues to grow their expertise and careers while working with some of the most recognizable businesses and organizations in every market imaginable.

With such a variety of clients, we’re sure to provide opportunities to work on projects that keep you engaged and enthusiastic.

We touch every market sector and most every type of system in the built environment. We combine incredible depth of technical knowledge with a passion to serve our clients and help one another as a team.


Our Service Array

  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Commissioning
  • Acoustics
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Structural
  • Technology
  • Fire Protections
  • Automation & Controls
  • Architecture & Interiors
  • Civil
  • Process
  • Roofing & Waterproofing
  • Asset Management
  • Environmental
  • Emerging Technologies (Robotics)
  • Construction Management

What We Offer

Salas O’Brien’s status as an employee-owned firm brings several unique benefits, such as:


The engineering, architecture, and construction industry is experiencing consolidations, mergers, and acquisitions at a head-spinning rate. As an employee-owned company, Salas O’Brien can guarantee the vibrancy, health, and perpetual nature of the organization—and ensure that all team members, not just a select few, remain in control of the firm’s destiny.

Ownership Culture

Because every Salas O’Brien team member is an owner of the firm, every team member has a shared commitment and incentive to make wise decisions with company resources. But a culture of ownership is about more than saving money—it’s about every team member bringing their best ideas and energy to work every day for the firm and its clients.

Financial Rewards

In addition to the benefits of working for a stable company with a strong ownership culture, you’ll reap important financial benefits by joining Salas O’Brien.

Each year, based on company performance, each team member receives an additional employer contribution to your retirement plan in the company stock fund. The value of your shares in the company stock fund grows along with the value of the firm. It’s a significant long-term wealth-building tool.


Given our broad geographic reach, our benefits vary by location, but every plan offers:

  • Retirement Plan
    • 401(k) employer match up to 3.5%
    • Additional employer contribution up to 1% company stock
    • RRSP employer match for Canadian based team members
  • Paid Time Off program
  • Multiple health, dental, and vision options
  • Employer-paid life and AD&D
  • Accident and critical illness insurance
  • Medical HSAs & FSA
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Salas O’Brien Academy

In addition, we employ outstanding colleagues, offer challenging assignments, and ample opportunity for advancement.

Who We’re Hiring

With a motto of “Expect a Difference,” a compelling ownership-driven culture, and offices around the country, Salas O’Brien draws the best engineering, architecture, and construction professionals in the country. Competition for roles at Salas O’Brien can be fierce.

Here’s a small sampling of positions that we hire for:

  • Engineers & Designers
    • Mechanical
    • Electrical
    • Plumbing
    • Structural
    • Industrial
    • Process
    • Civil
  • Construction Engineers
  • AutoCAD Drafters
  • Architects & Interior Designers
  • Project Managers
  • Marketing and Business Development Professionals
  • Finance Experts
  • Human Resources Professionals

Contact Our Recruiting Team


All Available Positions